Six years on from 'Title TK', and a massive 15 years since 'Last Splash',I awaited this album with relish and I have to say I am not disappointed. After the first listen I wasn't 100% convinced, but after listening on, I feel that Kim, Kelley, Jose and Mando have really hit the spot with this one. Rough edged rockin' interspersed with a more tranquil melodic side. Having been a Breeders fan since their inception, this album confirmed that, ok, it maybe isn't on a par with Last Splash (although personally I think Title TK is their best work), it has been 6 years in the waiting and just like Frank Black/Black Francis they are evolving and changing evermore. Surely we can't expect after all this time for them to just drop in where they left off. Don't forget Kim & co are getting older, as am I, and I think this album has a sublime maturity to it,and has been worth the wait.
P.S. The Glasgow gig last night 08/04 was the best ever, all the favourites from 'Pod' onwards, and some stonkers from 'Mountain Battles'. I think they could gain new fans from this release, and I only hope it isn't 6 years till the next one.